Users of most OGELs and OIELs will need to make their 2014 report on their use of these licences by the end of January 2015 at the latest.
ECO has published the latest edition of the Export Control Training Bulletin, covering January to July 2015. Courses include a special seminar on cyber export controls.
Four dual-use Open General Export Licences have been republished following updated controls on dual-use goods, software and technology that came into force on 31 December 2014
The Ministry of Defence, with the help of the Export Control Organisation, has arranged a seminar and workshop on MOD Form 680 to be held in London on 12 February 2015.
Notice to Exporters 2015/02: amendment to EU sanctions against Syria, and against Crimea and Sevastopol
Amendment to EU sanctions against Syria, also Crimea and Sevastopol.
The ECO has edited the language used in the SPIRE online export licence application system to make the process clearer for those applying for trade control licences.
The Export Control Organisation has amended the Open General Export Licence (UK Government Defence Contracts). An MOD Form 680 is no longer required.
Updated controls on dual-use goods, software and technology are expected to come into force on 31 December 2014.
New EU sanctions against Russia come into force on 6th December 2014
Following an investigation by HM Revenue & Customs, the director of a Cambridgeshire company, who ignored trade sanctions and exported over £3 million worth of banned products, has been told that he and his company must pay over a total of £1.14 million of criminal profits.